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Bruce Eckel is the author of Thinking in Java, Thinking in C++, and a number of other books on computer programming. He's been in the computer industry for 30 years and periodically gets frustrated and tries to quit—then something like Scala comes along and offers hope and sucks him back in. He's... Read more
1 comment Posted 14 Jul 2015 by Anuva Ambasha (Red Hat) Feed
Whether you are a software developer or you have no programming background, these six practical tips will help you teach kids how to program.
8 comments Posted 18 Jun 2015 by Al Sweigart Feed
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Five practical reasons to use a rendered language instead of wikis to publish your open source project documentation.
3 comments Posted 4 Jun 2015 by Ben Cotton Feed
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The best documentation is what actually gets written, so always favor a wiki over no documentation at all.
3 comments Posted 1 Jun 2015 by Ben Cotton Feed
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Patience and empathy are the basis of good documentation, much as they are the basis for being a decent person. Here's a how-to for creating better open source project docs, which can help your users and grow your community.
23 comments Posted 14 May 2015 by Rich Bowen (Red Hat) Feed
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Python is an ideal language for beginners because of its simple syntax.
2 comments Posted 13 May 2015 by Al Sweigart Feed
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In this interview, Remy Decausemaker takes a deep dive into the life and motivations of Kyle Simpson, an open web evangelist and the author of the book on javascript, "You Don't Know JS." Find Kyle, aka Getify, on GitHub and see his many projects and posts on Getify.me.
0 comments Posted 18 Dec 2014 by Remy DeCausemaker (Red Hat) Feed
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Last year, Hour of Code aimed to introduce ten million students to coding in one week. What they actually got was fifteen million. CodeCombat participates this year and gives us the scoop on what they hope to accomplish.
6 comments Posted 10 Dec 2014 by Nick Winter Feed
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Do you remember back to that first day using Linux? Do you recall installing it on your computer and what it felt like? Reminisce with Jen Wike Huger as she takes you through what it was like to do that and how things might have changed.
13 comments Posted 9 Dec 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at more accessible open source security, a new platform for learning to code, open source home design, and more!
0 comments Posted 26 Sep 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed

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